Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Female work participation in Punjab
Author(s): Seema Dua
Abstract: A country’s economic development depends upon female work participation rate as women constitute nearly half of the population of the country. Increasing rates of women’s participation have helped developed countries in increasing their growth rate. However in India female work participation rate is quite low as compared to male work participation rate. This paper attempts to find out trend and pattern of female work participation in Punjab. It has been found that there is wide gap between male - female WPR and female WPR in Punjab is nearly two times lower than female WPR at national level.